5-12 Political Maps

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Political maps show boundaries of countries, states, counties  and provinces.  A political map also shows the location of cities.  Look at the political map of New Jersey below.

Use the map above to answer the following questions.


The capital of a state is usually represented by a star.  What is the capital of New Jersey? 

States are usually divided into counties.  What county lies at the southern most tip of New Jersey? 

What city in Burlington County is south of Trenton? 

What county borders the east side of Hunterdon County? 

Starting in the north, list the five counties that border the Atlantic Ocean.

What city is directly east of Mt Holly? 

What is the northern most city in New Jersey listed on the map? 

What is the western most city in New Jersey listed on the map? 

What bay borders New Jersey's southern border?  Bay.



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